VT320 Isn't working right

william degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Sun Jul 23 19:28:52 CDT 2017


Have you verified you have / don't have RS232 crossover ?  Does the same
cable work with a different 320 or a 220 or vt 100?

On Sun, Jul 23, 2017 at 7:27 PM, Douglas Taylor via cctalk <
cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:

> All
>
> I have a DEC VT320 that powers up just fine, sees the attached keyboard,
> and I can enter the setup menu.
>
> However, when I attach it to my microPDP11 to use as a console nothing
> appears on the screen during power up (there is a boot rom dialog that is
> supposed to appear).
>
> When I press a key on the keyboard it appears on the screen but I don't
> think anything is transmitted out of the terminal.
>
> I have looked at the maintenance print set and it appears there are a pair
> of rs232 driver ic's, could they be the problem?
>
> How do you open the case up?  It is not obvious.
>
> Doug
>
>


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